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A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020.

Legislature sets $1.2B for I-5 Bridge project

A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020.

March 8, 2022, 5:14pm Clark County News

Lawmakers have come to an agreement on the $16 billion state infrastructure package, which will likely include not just the original $1 billion planned for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program but $1.2 billion. Read story

Blue skies hang above the site of a proposed auto dealership in Fisher's Landing. The project would include an auto sales lot and sales and service facilities for Dick Hannah Dealerships.

New auto dealership proposed for Fisher’s Landing area

Blue skies hang above the site of a proposed auto dealership in Fisher's Landing. The project would include an auto sales lot and sales and service facilities for Dick Hannah Dealerships.

March 8, 2022, 6:04am Business

A new auto dealership may be coming to east Vancouver’s Fisher’s Landing area, according to pre-planning documents submitted to the city of Vancouver by Jason Hannah of Dick Hannah Auto Dealerships. Read story

Gee Creek rest areas to close for maintenance

March 8, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Those who travel along Interstate 5 won’t be able to count on stopping at Ridgefield’s Gee Creek rest areas starting next week. Read story

A Comcast van parked on Esther Street in downtown Vancouver in 2011.

Comcast joins federal connectivity program; many Clark County households eligible for monthly credit

A Comcast van parked on Esther Street in downtown Vancouver in 2011.

March 7, 2022, 5:46pm Business

Media giant Comcast recently announced it’d be participating in the federal Affordable Connectivity Program, allowing qualified customers to receive a $30 per month credit that can be applied to any tier of Xfinity’s internet service. Read story

Southwest Washington real estate firms merge to form new company

March 5, 2022, 5:56am Business

Windermere Stellar and Real Living, The Real Estate Group have merged to become Windermere Northwest Living. The transition, which went into effect March 1, means the company now has more than 220 agents. Read story

Driver Jennifer Heinlein of Vancouver would benefit from a proposed new law that would require ride-hail companies to pay benefits and minimum wage to contractors. Opponents say it will drive up the cost of rides.

Clark County, Washington ride-hail drivers could soon be getting raise, benefits

Driver Jennifer Heinlein of Vancouver would benefit from a proposed new law that would require ride-hail companies to pay benefits and minimum wage to contractors. Opponents say it will drive up the cost of rides.

March 4, 2022, 6:44pm Business

Drivers for ride-hail companies don’t always get the best treatment. When Jennifer Heinlein, an Uber driver, was driving a passenger home from the airport one night, her car was smashed when a drunk driver caused a multiple car pileup on the St. John’s Bridge that launched her into oncoming traffic.… Read story

Brewer Josh McKinley installs a gasket into a fermentation tank at 54-40 Brewing Co. in Washougal. The brewery has been picked up for statewide distribution.

Washougal’s 54-40 Brewing on tap for state distribution

Brewer Josh McKinley installs a gasket into a fermentation tank at 54-40 Brewing Co. in Washougal. The brewery has been picked up for statewide distribution.

March 4, 2022, 6:07am Business

His college history class paper was on German immigration and the brewing industry; it was a choice he made because his grandfather always drank Pabst Blue Ribbon and Henry Weinhard’s Private Reserve. Read story

Former Red Lion Hotel on the River-Jantzen Beach reopens as Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront

March 3, 2022, 5:59am Business

After a multiyear renovation, IHG Hotels & Resorts announced Wednesday the grand opening of its Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront. Read story

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

PeaceHealth announces new specialty services

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

March 1, 2022, 6:03am Business

PeaceHealth patients will soon be able to get specialty pharmacy services or infusion services through a new partnership with Ardon Health and Emerging Health. Read story

A shopper walks in front of a Loop return bin Tuesday at the Grand Central Fred Meyer. The company is partnering with Loop, which offers reusable packaging for select groceries.

Reusable packaging gets in the Loop at Fred Meyer stores

A shopper walks in front of a Loop return bin Tuesday at the Grand Central Fred Meyer. The company is partnering with Loop, which offers reusable packaging for select groceries.

March 1, 2022, 6:03am Business

Grocery shoppers are used to buying food knowing that the containers the food is in will either have to be thrown away or recycled. But now for shoppers at Portland-area Fred Meyer stores, there’s a third option: they can be reused. Read story